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Most psychological research has fairly minor risk-related implications for participants. Some psychological research can involve more than minimal risk, but most psychological research on topics like learning, motivation, social processes, and attitude change would virtually never lead to long-term, highly negative outcomes, no matter how incompetent or unethical the researcher. To decide whether a project is appropriate, we conduct a cost-benefit analysis; if the risk exceeds the benefit, we should not do the research; if the benefit exceeds the risk, the research may be acceptable.
Another problem is that researchers made up data, invented entire experiments, and misrepresented their data in published journal articles. Researchers generally become very interested and excited in their programs of research. Sometimes this means that they focus very narrowly in their work and forget to consider the implications of what they are doing. In this chapter, you will see that investigators may get so caught up in their research that they may endanger the people who participate in their studies.
One incident that Harris cited involved an individual who informed on a colleague who had spoken out against racism at the 1969 APA convention. , on racial attitudes) because they were too controversial. Cultural Values and Science Even when governmental interference is not an issue, there are still cultural aspects to our research. For example, several decades ago, the number of children in daycare centers increased due to the need by single parents and two-income families. Initially there were concerns that this trend would hinder children’s development.